Data + Design Project

Bulbing: A Hip New Table Lamp

Friday 05.16.2014 , Posted by
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Coming from Tel Aviv, Israel is a new style of lamp called “Bulbing” to decorate your living space. Deceptively it appears to be 3D, but in reality it is completely flat. Designed by Studio Cheha, their Kickstarter campaign has already surpassed its fundraising goal four times over. With 15 days left to go, there are already over 1,300 backers supporting the hip new design. [Read more...]


Glowing Lamps in the Norwegian Woods

Monday 05.06.2013 , Posted by

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Just imagine walking through the woods at twilight – the shapes of the forest beginning to merge as night sets in – and then coming upon a brilliant cluster of table lamps illuminating the glen in your path. Their beautiful yet eerie light fills the woods with a glow that brilliantly plays with the dim natural scene all around, and if you imagine hard enough, you might think you were in Alice in Wonderland or surrounded by strange terrestrial jellyfish. [Read more...]


Fold Your Own: 3D Lampshade Animals in Paper

Tuesday 02.19.2013 , Posted by

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For anyone who’s a fan of a little DIY, these lampshades will both warm your heart and brighten your home. Created by the duo Maik Parfahl and Wolfgang List of the interdisciplinary design/sound/architecture collective mostlikely, the collection features a managery of faceted animal heads you fold into 3D form yourself. [Read more...]


Calabarte: Lamps That Paint With Light

Friday 09.23.2011 , Posted by

Carving gourds is an old and beautiful art form that I’ve seen many times before, but I’ve never seen anything like the lighted gourds of Polish artist Przemek. His dried creations are carefully perforated and carved, then lighted from inside to cast intricate and flowing patterns on the walls surrounding. Each lamp, because it was originally created by nature, is unique. Find out more about his work, and how to get one at, then get social on Facebook, Deviantart or Flickr. [Read more...]